MS Society
Enniskillen, Fermanagh and Omagh (Hybrid)
Limavady, Causeway Coast and Glens
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon
£33,606 - £36,240 per annum (plus £3k annual car allowance as well as broadband allowance)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Position: Senior Community Fundraiser (Northern Ireland)
Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Contract: Permanent
Location: Home-based, based in Northern Ireland
Salary: £33,606 - £36,240 per annum (plus £3k annual car allowance as well as broadband allowance)
Salary Band: Band E2
Department: Community and Events team

At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

About this job

The MS Society is delivering some of the most exciting fundraising in the UK and we’re seeking a talented and enthusiastic Senior Community Fundraiser in Northern Ireland to join our dedicated Community and Events team.

Our Community Fundraising Team are focused on raising £2m+ working across the UK in 2022. After a successful 2021 fundraising year, this role offers the opportunity to grow community fundraising with the enthusiastic support of people affected by MS, their friends and families, including members of our local groups.

Our team works within a lively and creative fundraising department, where we break down barriers and collaborate to ensure supporters at all levels get the very best experience.

You’re likely to be in a similar role at another charity or have the right experience and transferable skills from another sector. You’ll be confident, enthusiastic, and an exceptional influencer with great customer care and communication skills.

You'll be amazing at proactively securing new income and creating lasting partnerships. Working closely with supporters, volunteers, local groups and the wider fundraising team you will demonstrate an excellent understanding of community fundraising and a collaborative approach to teamwork.

Ideally you’ll have some line management experience as you’ll be managing your own small team. There will be ample opportunity to shape the role, lead on specific projects and put your ideas into action.

Most importantly, you’ll be supporter-focused and willing to go the extra mile to support our amazing fundraisers and help them reach their fundraising goals.

You’ll be home based in Northern Ireland.

You must have a driving licence.

If you’re passionate, hard-working and motivated by helping others achieve something amazing in support of a cause that means the world to them, we’d love to hear from you.

About us 
We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays.

We have a range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Flexible and smart working (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us)
  • Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave 
  • Enhanced family friendly, disability and carer’s leave
  • Discounted season ticket loan/pension scheme/Cycle to work scheme/Interest-free emergency loans

The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.

Right to work in the UK 
The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.

The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make. 

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 21 July 2022


Equal Opportunities 
We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.

We’d be grateful if you could complete the attached equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application.

As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 28 June 2022
Closed date: 21 July 2022 at 09:00
Job ref: 161148_MS
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing